The Mind Talk

The Mindtalk

Privacy Policy

This sets out the policies and practices of The Mind Talk, an online magazine published by Aum Limited (being “we”, or “us”) in relation to the handling of personal data (being information that relates to an identifiable individual (being “you” or “your”) or can be used to identify an individual).

If you are a visitor of this website, you should read and agree to the collection, use, disclosure and handling of your personal information in accordance with this privacy policy. Your continuous usage of this website is the confirmation of your acknowledgement and acceptance of our Privacy Policy. Our Privacy Policy should be read in conjunction with the Terms of Use applicable to this website. 

We will revise this statement from time to time to reflect any of our relevant developments relating to our business or operations, or due to changes in the applicable laws and regulations. To the extent required under the PDPO, we will notify you of the material changes to this statement and, where required, seek your consent.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or how we use your personal data, please contact us through our email address at: [email protected].


We respect personal data privacy. It is our policy to meet fully recognised standards of personal data privacy protection in complying with the applicable requirements of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (PDPO) of Hong Kong, and we strive to ensure compliance by our staff with the standards of security and confidentiality prescribed by law.

This privacy policy applies to the personal data we collect and generate from an individual who access our website. It sets out what personal data we collect, process, how we process it, who it might be transferred to, how we protect it, and rights under the applicable data protection laws. This policy does not apply to any websites controlled by third parties not affiliated with us that may be linked to website. The relevant privacy policies set out in the respective third party sites shall apply in those cases.


  1. Kinds of Personal Data Collected

We collect personal data in four broad categories below:

a) Records of subscribers

which include the name and email address.

b) Personnel Records

which include job applicants and our employee’s personal information.

c) Event attendee records

which include the personal information provided by the attendees at our events such as conference, workshop, promotion activities and etc..

  1. Main purpose of Personal Data Collected

a) Records of subscribers

(i) to circulate our weekly newsletter, and (ii) if you have given your consent and have not subsequently opted out, the data may be processed for direct marketing purposes (see Section 3 below).

b) Personnel Records

are processed for the purposes of: (i) recruitment; and (ii) human resources management and employment related activities such as employment benefits, termination, performance appraisal and discipline.

c) Event attendee records

are processed for the purposes of: (i) organizing and managing the relevant events; and (ii) running the related competitions, prize drawings, and promotions.

  1. Direct Marketing

We use the name and email address provided by you to send direct marketing and promotional and information content relating to our products and services. 

At any time, if you do not wish to receive any promotional and direct marketing materials from us, you may send us an email (at [email protected]) to “unsubscribe” in any of the emails sent by us. 

  1. Transfer of your Personal Data

We never give your data to unauthorized third parties.

Your personal data may be supplied in order to comply with applicable laws and regulations or in order to comply with a court order, subpoena or other legal process, or to comply with a request by a government authority, law enforcement agency or similar body.

  1. Information collected when you visit our website

When you browse our website, you should be aware that cookies are used. Our website automatically installs and uses cookies on your browser when you access it. 

The cookies used in connection with our website do not collect or store personally identifiable information. Further, we do not match any of the information collected via cookies with any of your personal data in order to identify you.

You may refuse to accept cookies on your browser by modifying the settings in your browser or internet security software. 

Please refer to our Cookies Policy for further information.

  1. Data Retention & Security

Different retention periods apply to the various kinds of personal data collected and held by us. We take all reasonably practicable steps to ensure that personal data will not be kept longer than is necessary for the fulfilment of the purposes (or any directly related purpose) for which the data is or is to be used, unless the retention is otherwise permitted or required by law.

We take appropriate steps to protect personal data we hold against loss, unauthorised access, use, modification or disclosure. All personal data you provide to us on this website is secured on our website.

We assume no liability or responsibility for disclosure of your information due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third-party access, or other causes beyond our control.

  1. Access and correction / enquiries

You have the right to request access to and correction of your personal data held by us in accordance with the law. Please note that all data access requests should be made using the form specified by the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data which is accessible from the following link “Data Access Request Form“.

When handling a data access or correction request, we will check the identity of the requestor to ensure that he/she is the person legally entitled to make the data access or correction request. We have the right to charge a fee for processing of any data access request.

Any enquiries regarding personal data, or requests for access to or correction of personal data, can be made to us by email at [email protected].